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Things to do in London this Friday

It's time to clock off, wind down and get your weekend on...

Find fantastic ideas for things to do on a Friday, just in case you've left it to the last minute. Check out the best entertainment, nightlife and events happening in the capital this Friday. The weekend starts here...


Jennifer Rubell: Not Alone

Wanting people to engage with art differently to the conventional methods, the American artist ups the ante with her latest works made over the last three years after the birth of her second child.

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Stephen Friedman, Mayfair Until Friday October 2 2015

The Making of Harry Potter: Sweets and Treats

The Making of Harry Potter present a showcase of the culinary delights rustled up for the silver screen. Visitors can find out how the props department moulded jelly snakes and decorated sugar skulls, and how graphic designers whipped up magical packaging for sweet boxes and treats sold in Honeydukes.

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Warner Bros Studio: The Making of Harry Potter, Abbots Langley Until Sunday September 6 2015

A Mile in My Shoes

The Empathy Museum presents an audio portrait of Wandsworth in the form of an interactive shoe shop. Visitors are invited to put on another person's shoes and walk a mile along the riverside as they listen to the stranger's life story. Co-commissioned as part of Totally Thames festival.

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Riverside Gardens, Vauxhall Until Sunday September 27 2015


Critics' choice

Street Feast have turned an old car park in Shoreditch into a street food mecca for summer 2015, featuring 15 different food vendors, six bars and space for up to 1,000 hungry visitors. You will find all-star traders such as B.O.B.'s Lobster, Kimchinary, BBQ Lab, Fundi Pizza, Yum Bun and Smokestak serving up snacks.

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Shoreditch Yard, Shoreditch Until Sunday October 4 2015


The Horniman's recently redeveloped Natural History Gallery houses this display of work by artist and academic, Edward Chell. The 40 painted panels on show are inspired by plants within the Horniman Gardens as well as rare books in the archive written by 19th century British naturalist and early photographer, Anna Atkins.

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Horniman Museum, Forest Hill Until Sunday December 6 2015
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45 Years

Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay play a couple dealing with the past in this powerful, brilliant British drama

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Mistress America

Greta Gerwig shines in this flawless comedy about a uni student and her new, cool step-sister

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